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Book review – The Lawyer’s Guide to Succession Planning

cover of Lawyers Guide to Succession Planning

No one likes to think about getting older, and lawyers may tend to put off thinking about the day they have to retire from the profession they love and the firms they have spent a lifetime building. However, the fact is that there is a wave of Boomers hitting retirement age (90 million in North… Read More »

Categories: 2017 August Managing Change, Articles, Book Review, Content Type, Firm Management, Legal Careers, Solo and Small Firm, Succession Planning

The Successful Lawyer: Powerful Strategies for Transforming Your Practice

Gerald A. Riskin, published 2005 (available as 256 page book or 6 audio CDs, 330 mins) Global management consultant and trusted advisor to many of the world’s largest law firms, Gerry Riskin goes beyond simple concept or theory and delivers a book packed with practical advice that you can implement right away. By using the… Read More »

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How to Start and Build a Law Practice Platinum 5th Edition

Jay G. Foonberg, published 2004, 704 pages This classic ABA bestseller has been used by tens of thousands of lawyers as the comprehensive guide to planning, launching, and growing a successful practice. It’s packed with over 600 pages of guidance on identifying the right location, finding clients, setting fees, managing your office, maintaining an ethical… Read More »

Categories: Book, Finances, Firm Management, Legal Careers, Marketing, Solo and Small Firm

The 2016 Solo and Small Firm Legal Technology Guide

Sharon D. Nelson, John W. Simek & Michael C. Maschke, published 2016 This annual guide is the only one of its kind written to help solo and small firm lawyers find the best technology for their dollar. You’ll find the most current information and recommendations on computers, servers, networking equipment, legal software, printers, security products,… Read More »

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The Lawyer’s Guide to Succession Planning: A Project Management Approach for Successful Law Firm Transitions and Exits

John W. Olmstead, published 2016 Sixty-five percent of law firms’ equity partners in the U.S. are in their late 50s or early 60s. Over the next ten years, there will be many partners in firms of all sizes transitioning and exiting their practices. Many solo and sole owner attorneys as well as larger law firms… Read More »

Categories: Book, Firm Management, Legal Careers, Solo and Small Firm

Law Office Procedures Manual for Solos and Small Firms 3rd Edition

Demetrios Dimitriou, published 2005, 152 pages with CD-ROM This newly revised and updated edition provides you with everything you need to develop and compile a succinct, comprehensive procedures manual, geared toward the unique management issues of a solo or small firm. This step-by-step guide offers direction on setting policy and procedures for your firm, and… Read More »

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Flying Solo: A Survival Guide for Solo and Small Firm Lawyers 5th Edition

Edited by K. William Gibson, published 2014, 490 pages Newly revised and updated to meet the needs of today’s legal professionals, Flying Solo is a comprehensive guide to establishing and maintaining a successful solo law practice. The Fifth Edition of this ABA classic includes practical information gathered from a wide range of contributors, including successful… Read More »

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The Busy Lawyer’s Guide to Success: Essential Tips to Power Your Practice

Reid F. Trautz & Dan Pinnington, published 2009, 156 pages Busy lawyers do not have dozens of extra hours to conduct research looking for new tips and ideas to streamline and enhance their practice of law. They need “just-in-time” learning to acquire the knowledge necessary to build their practices. This convenient pocket guide is the… Read More »

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Being Prepared: A Lawyer’s Guide to Dealing with Disability or Unexpected Events

Lloyd Cohen & Debra Hart Cohen, Published 2008, 220 pages Being Prepared is the essential workbook and guide for protecting your law practice against casualty or other unexpected event. If you haven’t started thinking about, or formulating, an action plan to properly protect your law firm, your clients, and your family in the event of… Read More »

Categories: Book, Disaster Planning, Firm Management, Solo and Small Firm
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